Classic Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 09.28.18

Welcome to the latest edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, in which we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos available. This was a pretty slow week for great fly-fishing videos, but we have a compelling mix of productions that . . .

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Photos: Week Four of Our “20 September Days” Contest


Day 17: The browns are starting to migrate into my bookie stream. #20sepdays

It’s Day 28 of our “20 September Days” Photo Contest, which means that you have just two more days to complete your 20 or enter our challenge. I've got one day left to fill, but our streams are blown out right now. Looks like I'll finish up on some bass and . . .

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Podcast: Your FAQs Answered, with Jeremy Benn of Orvis Tech Support


This week I interview my old friend Jeremy Benn, longtime Orvis employee and head of our Outfitter Team in Roanoke , Virginia. These are the wonderful people who answer all your tackle questions via e-mail, telephone, and live chat. There are certain . . .

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Take a Classic Phil Monahan Fly-Fishing Trivia Challenge 09.27.18

Welcome to another edition of our weekly trivia challenge, in which we test your knowledge of all things fly fishing and where you might learn a thing or two about this sport we love. This week, we've got a classic 20 questions on famous American . . .

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A Quest for Golden Trout in Colorado

Written by: Katie Burgert, Fish Untamed


Colorado's golden trout are hard to find and access, but they offer a gorgeous reward for the effort.
Photos by Katie Burgert

Last summer, while my friend Ali and I were fishing for tiger trout, she asked me a seemingly insignificant question: “Have you ever caught a golden trout?” The answer was no, and I had never really put much more . . .

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Video: How to Tie the Tabory Snake Fly

The advent of autumn means it's time for the serious saltwater-blitz season along the Atlantic seaboard. For many salty anglers, Lou Tabory's seminal book Inshore Fly Fishing unlocked the secrets to casting for striped bass, bluefish, and false albacore from the beach. Tabory has designed many of the best striper patterns, including the Snake Fly shown here. With its. . .

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Remembering PA Fly-Fishing Legend Charlie Meck

Written by: Paul Weamer


Charlie Meck was an idol to generations of East Coast trout anglers.
Photos courtesy charlesmeck.com and legacy.com

Today is a very sad day for me and the fly-fishing world. My friend Charlie Meck died on Tuesday afternoon. He passed peacefully with his family beside him. Charlie was a fly-fishing icon, . . .

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